TRACC Offers

  • Mentorship by leading PhD & MD researchers at The City College of New York, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and Rutgers University
  • Innovative curricula and training in biomedical and behavioral research of addiction
  • $10,000 annual stipend for MA/MHC & BS/MD students OR $20,000 annual stipend for PhD students
  • Travel stipend to attend national conferences
  • Direct funds for student research project
  • Access to software applications, successful grant, and research materials

TRACC Scholar Commitment

  • Two year program participation for MA/MHC & BS/MD students and 3 year program participation for PhD students
  • Participate in 8 hour/week (MA/MHC & BS/MD students) or 16 hour/week (PhD students) research internship
  • Develop and execute an addiction-related research project
  • Attend weekly TRACC seminars during the academic year
  • Attend week-long Summer Training Institute with a cross-disciplinary curriculum tailored to translational addiction research